Pituitary microadenomas in children

C. Di Rocco, G. Maira, P. Borrelli

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The successful transsphenoidal removal of pituitary microadenomas in 15 children is reported. In 2 of them precocious puberty was the presenting sign; in the remaining cases growth failure was the most prominent clinical feature, associated with pubertal failure in older children. A normalization in clinical and endocrinological status was obtained through surgery in all but 1 patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-178
Number of pages14
JournalChild's Brain
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neuroscience(all)


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